'''Charles Waldo Bailey II''' (April 28, 1929January 3, 2012) was an American journalist, newspaper editor and novelist.
Born in Boston
, he graduated from Harvard University
, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts|Cambridge
, Massachusetts, in 1950. He then worked for the ''Minneapolis Tribune
'', published in Minneapolis
, serving as its editor from 1972 to 1982.
[Nick Coleman (columnist)|Coleman, Nick (January 5, 2012). [http://www.nickcolemanmn.com/?p=2771 "Chuck Bailey: The Last Decent Newspaperman"] . ''Nick ColemanThe State I'm In'' (blog). Retrieved February 8, 2012.]
Bailey co-wrote, with Fletcher Knebel
, the best-selling political thriller novel ''Seven Days in May
'' (1962), and several other novels. He died in Englewood, New Jersey|Englewood
, New Jersey